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Farm Field Pest Control Supervisor

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Job Order #: 5822538

Employer Name:
NJM Farms Ltd.
Wage/Salary Info:
$30/hour
Posted Date:
26-Jul-2021
Location:
ELBOW
 
# of Positions:
1
Employment Terms:
Full Time
Length of Employment:
permanent
Education:
GED 12 - General Educational Development
Experience:
3-5 Years
Apply By:
01-Sep-2021
How to Apply?:
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Employer Name:
NJM Farms Ltd.

Employer Address:
 
PO BOX 9
ELBOW,SK
CANADA
S0H1J0

Contact Name:
Jennifer Martens

Contact Phone:
306-867-7470

Contact Email:
njm@sasktel.net



Description

The Field Pest Control Supervisor is responsible for proper mechanical application of a variety of herbicides, fungicides, and insecticides, as necessary on a large grain farm.  This person will work closely with the Crop Specialist, Field Manager, and CEO to provide timely application of such.

Main spray-season duties include:
> regular maintenance of spray equipment
> problem troubleshooting and repair
> using skidsteer and physical labour to handle chemical onto water trailer
> transport water trailer to and from application site
> calculate and apply proper application rate of all chemical
> make decisions as to proper weather conditions to apply chemical
> record conditions and application rates for all fields
> monitor for and notify of trouble areas within fields
> maintain chemical inventory

Main non-spray-season duties include:
> feeding and husbandry of goats
> hauling grain, fertilizer, and livestock feed with tractor-trailer units
> snow removal

Additional farm-related duties may be required.

Must be reliable, a safe and confident operator, self-motivated, with good English communication and organization skills.  Mechanically inclined is an asset.  Able to work independently and part of a large team.

The successful applicant must have:
> excellent English skills, both written and spoken
> excellent mathematical skills
> a valid Class 1A drivers licence
> skidsteer or other loader experience
> minimum 5 years experience working on North American-style large grain farms
> minimum 3 years of spray applicator experience
> experience with animal husbandry (goats or sheep preferred)
> be able to work at heights and in hot, dusty, and cold environments
> physically able to lift up to 50lbs and climb ladders
> pesticide applicator licence would be an asset

Vehicle available from main yard to work site.
Shared accommodation available (for rent).
Located near Elbow SK.

 

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